Juvenile and Children's Law Section

This section provides a forum for lawyers who deal with juvenile and children’s law. It produces CLE courses related to this practice area, distributes a newsletter to section members, and works toward improving juvenile justice and children’s law.

Disability Law & Advocacy...
2416 21st Avenue South Ste 100
Nashville, TN 37212
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Divorce Incorporated
318 Franklin Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Comedy Show to Benefit Wilson County CASA

Proceeds from the Oct. 10 showing of “The Second City 55th Anniversary Tour” will benefit Wilson County CASA and its work on behalf of neglected and abused children. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theater in Lebanon. Second City has given rise to such comedians as Jim and John Belushi, Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert. The anniversary tour brings its legendary comedy to cities across the country. General admission tickets are $50 each and are available online. VIP tickets provide access to the pre-show cocktail party and special seating.

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DCS Reviews Transportation Procedures After Escape

The Department of Children Services (DCS) is reviewing the transportation procedures of one of its largest private contractors after two teens escaped during transportation in two separate incidents on Sept. 2 and Sept. 10. Omni Visions, a Nashville-based private contractor for DCS, provides foster care placement, therapeutic services, treatment centers and other services for children in DCS custody. WKRN News 2 spoke to Omni Visions Director of Children Services Kathy Joyner who said they are also reviewing how the two teens escaped. 
“The safety of the kids we serve is paramount,” Joyner said. “Every time we have a child run we are worried.”

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